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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

In accordance with the CDC and the Medical Community we are taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the community we serve.

As always, we are committed to maintain a healthy environment for you and your loved ones. Our building is cleaned and sanitized many times throughout the day.

To better accommodate and protect the community we serve, we are limiting the hours of potential exposure to the virus by offering phone and email arrangements.

A funeral professional will be available by phone 24 hours a day with any questions, concerns, or services you may be inquiring about.

Our main concern is the health of our guests and family at Fred Wood Funeral Home.

As new developments arise we will continue to serve our community with dignity, respect, and flexibility.

Veterans Headstones


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) furnishes upon request, at no charge to the applicant, a Government headstone or marker for the unmarked grave of any deceased eligible veteran in any cemetery around the world, regardless of their date of death.   For eligible veterans that died on or after Nov. 1, 1990, VA may also provide a headstone or marker for graves that are already marked with a private headstone or marker. When the grave is already marked, applicants will have the option to apply for either a traditional headstone or marker, or a new device (available spring 2009).  

Flat markers in granite, marble, and bronze and upright headstones in granite and marble are available. The style chosen must be consistent with existing monuments at the place of burial. Niche markers are also available to mark columbaria used for inurnment of cremated remains.

When burial or memorialization is in a national cemetery, state veterans' cemetery, or military post/base cemetery, a headstone or marker will be ordered by the cemetery officials based on inscription information provided by the next of kin or authorized representative.

Spouses and dependents are not eligible for a Government-furnished headstone or marker unless they are buried in a national cemetery, state veteran's cemetery, or military post/base cemetery.

Note: There is no charge for the headstone or marker itself, however arrangements for placing it in a private cemetery are the applicant's responsibility and all setting fees are at private expense.

Important Notice - New Law Concerning Eligibility for Headstones and Markers


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Veterans Overview

Veterans Headstones

Veterans Burial Flags

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